This practical study guide illustrates a variety of different scenarios of rheumatic disease in succinct question and answer format. It contains 120 complex cases with potentially unusual diagnoses designed to stimulate thought and further reading in this rapidly evolving specialty. The questions demonstrate both common and uncommon rheumatologic conditions that may be encountered on ward rounds or in clinic by using radiographs, pictures, and skin findings. Each case is based on a real-life diagnostic situation encountered by the author from his two decades of experience working in a busy consultative practice.Self Assessment in Rheumatology: An Essential Q & A Study Guide, Second Edition is an essential resource for students, postgraduate fellows, internists, and practicing physicians eager to learn more about rheumatology, test their fund of knowledge, or prepare for board examinations.
• Includes cases and questions geared toward graduate students and busy practitioners
• Presented in a concise question and answer format
• Suitable for board exam preparation as well as ward rounds and clinics
Yousaf Ali, MD FACR. Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai West/St. Luke’s Hospitals. Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York, NY